Biden to address U.S. Congress on eve of his 100th day in...

Washington (US), April 29: U.S. President Joe Biden is ready to make his first joint address to Congress on Wednesday night, on the eve of...

EU lawsuit against AstraZeneca might be hard to prove, say experts

Rome (Italy), April 29: The European Union (EU) announced this week it was suing pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for breach of contract amid major delivery shortfalls,...

U.S. Fed keeps interest rates near zero as recovery picks up

Washington (US), April 29: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at the record-low level of near zero, as economic...

Turkey confirms 43,301 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), April 28: Turkey on Tuesday reported 43,301 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,703 symptomatic patients, as the total number of positive cases in the...

US, Russia Can Work on Mutual Interests if Moscow 'Chooses Not to...

Washington (US), April 28: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that he does not know if Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially accepted an...

Lavrov: Russian Government to Soon Present List of Unfriendly Countries, Criteria Are...

Moscow (Russia), April 28: The Russian government will soon present a list of unfriendly countries, the criteria are clear, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said...

US Tries to Avoid Miscalculations When Coming Across IRGC Vessels at Sea,...

Washington (US), April 28: The United States tries to avoid miscalculations with Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy vessels when they come in close proximity...

N. Korean schools partially start resuming in-person classes: state media

Seoul (South Korea), April 28: North Korea appears to have started resuming in-person classes in schools, according to state media Tuesday, after the country shifted...

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with North Korea

Seoul (South Korea), April 28: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the time is drawing near for the two Koreas to resume dialogue, stressing the...

New cases bounce back near 800; untraceable infections at highest ever

Seoul (South Korea), April 28: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose to the highest in four days on Wednesday, nearing 800, and the proportion...

Bangladesh approves Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik for emergency use

Dhaka (Bangladesh), April 28: The Bangladeshi government has approved the import and use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19.

EU pushes for voluntary return of immigrants denied of residence

Brussels (Belgium), April 28: The European Commission on Tuesday adopted a strategy on voluntary return and reintegration in a bid to address the issue of...

U.S. California to provide India supplies to combat COVID-19 outbreak

Los Angeles (US), April 28: Some medical supplies would be flown out from California Governor's Office of Emergency Services to India as soon as Tuesday...

Brazil sees 1,139 more COVID-19 deaths

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 27: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll on Monday reached 391,936 after registering 1,139 more fatalities in the last 24 hours, the health...

U.S. must be ready to make concessions to N. Korea to advance...

Washington (US), April 27: The United States must be ready to make concessions to North Korea that could include temporary sanctions relief if necessary to...

New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day; vaccine rollout to gather...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed in the 500s for the second straight day Tuesday due to less testing...

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with North Korea

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the time is drawing near for the two Koreas to resume dialogue, stressing the...

S. Korea calls in Japanese diplomat to protest Tokyo's renewed claims to...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: The foreign ministry called in a Japanese diplomat on Tuesday to protest Tokyo's repeated claims to South Korea's easternmost islets...

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with North Korea

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the time is drawing near for the two Koreas to resume dialogue, stressing the...

Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes for top 0.3 pct of...

Washington (US), April 27: U.S. President Joe Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes for households earning more than 1 million U.S. dollars a year...

EU chief says "sofagate" underlines urgency to fight for gender equality

Brussels (Belgium), April 27: Ursula von der Leyen, the first female president of the European Commission, said on Monday that she was denied a chair...

Spanish minister receives red-stained-knife death threat

Madrid (Spain), April 27: Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto said on Monday that she had been sent a letter containing a...

Japanese PM's leadership shaken by LDP's hefty election loss, falling public support

Tokyo (Japan), April 27: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday said that focusing on tackling the increasingly serious COVID-19 situation in the country is...

Biden, Modi have phone conversation on tackling COVID-19

Washington (US), April 27: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday promised to support India hit hard by COVID-19 in a phone call with Indian Prime...

Pandemic trend remains stable as Italy starts reopening

Rome (Italy), April 27: Italy took a first decisive step towards a post-pandemic phase on Monday, the first day of reopening amid decreasing coronavirus cases.

Official Statistics Show Sputnik V Safest Vaccine Used in Hungary

Moscow (Russia), April 26: Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus is by far the safest and most effective of the five vaccines used in...

S. Korea to partially lift ban on U.K. flights from May

Seoul (South Korea), April 26: South Korea will lift a ban on direct flights from Britain on a limited basis from next month for the...